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The Outback (Video)

A descriptive visual poem that portrays the remote beauty of the outback Australian landscape. It is read by Aboriginal Elder Aunty Barbara Brown.
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Tell Me Why (Video)

A sensitive story that introduces readers to the issue of the Stolen Generations and how it affected the Aboriginal people of Australia. It explores Aboriginal language, and family heritage and history. The book features vibrant imagery and is read by Aboriginal community worker Ms Moira Bligh.
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Stolen Girl (Video)

A wonderful and sensitive story about life on a mission for a young girl removed from her mother and family. It teaches students about the Stolen Generations and the reason we now celebrate Sorry Day. The book is read by Aboriginal author and respected Elder Aunty Ruth Hegarty.
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Loongie the Greedy Crocodile (Video)

A descriptive story from Kimberley region of Western Australia, exploring tone and morals, with simple text and colourful pictures. It is read by Aboriginal artist Mr Michael Connelly.
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Fair Skin Black Fella (Video)

A sensitive story with vivid imagery set in outback Australia on a cattle station. It introduces the readers to the different cultures living in contemporary Australia. It is read by young Australian sports champion Katie Louise Shaw.
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The Old Frangipani Tree at Flying Fish Point (Video)

A fun, bright and colourful book about families supporting each other for a good cause. The story is set in a small multicultural community in North Queensland and recollects an event from the past. It is read by Torres Strait Islander role model Ms Gina Archer.
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Staircase to the Moon (Video)

A delightful tale of imagination and magic that combines realistic and fantastic illustrations. It follows the nighttime adventures of a young girl and her grandfather, and is based on a the natural phenomenon of the 'staircase to the moon' that appears as the moon reflects on the mudflats in Broome, Western Australia. It is read by Aboriginal film producer Ms Lynn Chapman.
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My Home in Kakadu (Video)

A contemporary cultural story from a traditional owner of the Kakadu region that takes you on a journey through the amazing landscapes of Kakadu National Park. Learn about weather seasons, bush foods and hunting skills still alive in modern Australia. The story is read by Torres Strait Islander Mr Charles Jia.
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